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HND: Cyber Security SCQF Level 8

Fife College

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  • Qualification

    HND - Higher National Diploma

  • Location

    Fife College

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

COURSE INFORMATION

This is the second year of an exciting new qualification in cyber security. You will gain a deeper understanding in areas of cyber security, ethical hacking and digital forensics, and further develop your knowledge and skills secured in the first year.

You will build on your first year skills and knowledge learning how to think like a hacker, and gain a deeper understanding of security issues and concerns. The course continues to introduce characteristics of cybercrime, security principles, technologies, and procedures to defend networks. You will further understand how to develop security policies that comply with cyber security laws.

Reflecting rapidly growing business needs, you will deepen your knowledge in procedures to implement data confidentiality, integrity, availability and security controls on networks, servers, and applications, building both technical and professional skills to pursue a career in cyber security.

CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

  • Cyber security analyst
  • Cyber security engineer
  • Cyber security consultant
  • Cyber security architect
  • Cyber security administrator
  • Security software developer
  • Cryptographer
  • Cryptanalyst
  • Penetration tester
  • Ethical hacker
  • Digital Forensics analyst

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University information

Fife College

  • Campus address

    Fife College, Halbeath, Dunfermline, Fife, KY11 8DY, Scotland

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